Washington, D.C.

The "Put a Price on It DC" campaign is a multi-sector coalition of more than local 20 organizations coordinated by Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN). The coalition is working together in a framework of shared principles on social justice, economic and scientific integrity, and political durability. The target policy design is a carbon fee and rebate, with options of additional revenue uses under exploration. Professional facilitators from Active Neutrals are guiding a transparent, equitable, efficient and inclusive policy design and coalition building process.

Coming Up: We Can't Wait: Rally to Put A Price On It on October 25, 2017

Every day we allow fossil fuel companies to pollute our atmosphere for free is another day of lost lives, damaged health, and ruined businesses.

So it's time for us to do our part. It’s time to come out in force and show the D.C. Council: WE CAN’T WAIT any longer for a strong, equitable climate policy in the nation’s capital.as grown, with DC city Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and Councilmember Mary Cheh asserting that it’s now a matter of “how,” not “if" the Council will debate and discuss the bill. Now, we need your help to insist that the Council introduce the bill by the end of the year. RSVP via Facebook here.

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Bring your friends and colleagues down to the steps of the Wilson Building during your lunch break to make sure the Council hears our voices in the fight against carbon pollution!

Here are the details:

WHO: D.C. Councilmembers, the “Put A Price On It, D.C.” Coalition — made up of hundreds of advocates and over 40 organizations and businesses — and you! 
WHAT: "We Can't Wait": Rally with D.C. Councilmembers to show support for the carbon fee-and-rebate campaign
WHERE: John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC) 
WHEN: Wednesday, October 25th at noon

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Learn more about the campaign's latest progress and needs in this blog post and by contacting organizers Camila Thorndike (camila@chesapeakeclimate.org) or Jeremiah Lowery (jeremiah@chesapeakeclimate.org).


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